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Pakistan will fight till the end for its freedom: Imran Khan warns India in UNGA address

– Calls on the world community to prosecute the Indian civil and military personnel for their “crimes against humanity” – Says Pak Govt is committed to stand by its Kashmiri brothers and sisters in their legitimate struggle for self-determination ISLAMABAD, September 25: Prime Minister Imran Khan warned India that if …

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World Bank approves $450 million for Pakistan’s renewable power projects

PESHAWAR, September 25: The World Bank has approved $450 million for Pakistan, which will be spent on hydropower and renewable energy projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Bank says that by working on these projects, the cost of power generation will be reduced and reliance on expensive imported fuel will also be …

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8-year-old among two injured in Indian forces’ firing along LoC: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, September 25: : An eight-year-old boy and an individual were injured after Indian forces violated the ceasefire agreement again along the Line of Control, the Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement on Friday. “Indian Army troops unprovoked ceasefire violation along LoC in Baroh Sector [had targeted the] civil …

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PM assures Ghani of support to Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD, September 25: Prime Minister Imran Khan has reaffirmed Pakistan’s steadfast support to Afghan peace process and noted the positive results of these efforts culminating in the US-Taliban peace agreement and the commencement of intra-Afghan negotiations. In his telephonic conversation with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday, the Prime Minister …

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Effective legislation enacted for child protection: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD, September 25: Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Senator Shibli Faraz has said the Parliament has enacted effective legislation to protect the rights of children. During a meeting with a delegation of women members of Punjab Assembly, the minister underlined the need to ensure the implementation of laws relating to …

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LHC issues notice to PCB in PSL financial model case

The Lahore High Court (LHC) has issued a notice to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), after a case was filed by the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises regarding the tournament’s financial model. LHC has ordered the PCB to submit its response by Wednesday, September 30, after today’s initial hearing in …

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Imran Khan calls upon ‘tax havens’ to return stolen wealth of developing countries

ISLAMABAD, September 24: Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the United Nations International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity (FACTI) panel on Thursday, called upon countries he termed “tax havens” to “adopt decisive actions” and return wealth looted from developed countries. “We welcome the interim report of the FACTI panel. The …

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President Alvi promulgates Anti-Money Laundering Amendment Act 2020

ISLAMABAD, September 24: President Dr Arif Alvi has promulgated the Anti-Money Laundering Amendment Act, 2020 and the new law has been implemented with immediate effect in Pakistan. The National Assembly Secretariat confirmed the development that the president signed the Anti-Money Laundering Amendment Act, 2020. The law will come into force with …

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Nawaz prohibits PML-N members from meeting military, agencies’ representatives in future

ISLAMABAD, September 24: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif reacted to reports of PML-N member Mohammad Zubair’s meeting with army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa recently by prohibiting all PML-N members from meeting any representative of the military or related agencies in the future without informing the party leadership. “Current events show …

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British HC underlines UK’s long-standing relationship with KPK

PESHAWAR, September 24: British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner, CMG, has said that the UK will continue working closely with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to help provide basic services like education and health, and build resilience against things like Covid-19 and flooding. The British High Commissioner said this during a meeting with …

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